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How Do You Know if a Location Has Good Property Growth Potential?

If you’re thinking of investing in residential property, Australia represents one of the best markets in the world—as long as you do your research and are as careful as possible when choosing the right area to invest in. Yet, there is much more to pay attention to than simply the physical location in property investment. You need to take other… Learn More

It’s Not too Late to Take Control of Your Finances

Time marches on and those celebrations from the last New Year’s Eve may now be just a dim and distant memory. Unfortunately, the resolutions made during those moments may also have fallen by the wayside as the pressures of everyday life come to the fore. However, some of these resolutions may have been very important and designed to make significant… Learn More

Choosing the Right Location for Your Investment Property

When investing in property, one of the most important details to look at is the property location. The right location has a host of benefits such as more demand and quicker value growth and capital gains over time. It will also be a key factor in determining resale value and can make the property more attractive to tenants if you're… Learn More

Crucial Mistakes Property Investors Need to Avoid

Investing in property can be a fantastic way to build wealth over time. Property investors can create a property investment portfolio that continuously generates income, and can also be passed along to their children. This also shows that investing in property can be a great way to have a financially secure future for you and your family. (more…) Learn More

The New Era of Interest-Only Loans

Interest-only loans are where you merely pay back the interest of a loan to the lender. So if you borrowed $500,000 and made repayments for five years, your balance would still be $500,000. They are designed predominantly for investors for cash flow and tax deductibility purposes. (more…) Learn More

Best Practices for Becoming a Successful Property Investor

Property investment is big business in Australia. It accounts for 60% of the banking system’s assets, and over half of Australians’ wealth is held in residential concerns. That works out as $6.6 trillion over 9.6 million homes, or a respectable three times the total value of superannuation funds. (more…) Learn More

What You Should Do Before Buying Your First Investment Property

Buying your first investment property may seem daunting—it’s a major financial commitment after all. However, if done right, it can be the start of a property investment journey towards a more financially secure future. (more…) Learn More

How Much Less Tax Could You Have Paid If You Invested in a Property in the Last Financial Year?

Investment properties can be a great way to qualify for major tax breaks. But there's a caveat to this: timing is everything. (more…) Learn More

Home Loan Market Updates

Here are recent home loan market developments to keep you updated. Self Managed Super Fund lending update Another one bites the dust with the Westpac group announcing that they will stop lending in the SMSF space. The bank advised that SMSF lending will be no longer available from 31st July 2018 to the Westpac brand which also includes St. George,… Learn More

Tax Impact on Investors

The end of the financial year is the best time to take a look at your finances and make solid plans for the future. If you’re disappointed by the amount of tax you’ve just had to pay, investing could be a great option. Thanks to government incentives and tax break schemes, if you had earned $90K and invested in a… Learn More